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January
Normanton & Pontefract Model Railway Exhibition
The Christmas Adventure @ Stockeld Park
March
Brighouse Art Circles Annual Exhibition
Easter Eggstravaganza
Huddersfield Green Fest
April
Brighouse Art Circles Annual Exhibition
Byram Arcade Vintage Fair
Dock Pudding Championship
Marsden Cuckoo Day
Midgley Pace Egg Play
May
Brighouse Art Circles Annual Exhibition
Gawthorpe Maypole Procession
Golcar Lily Day
Leeds Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale & Coffee Morning
Live at Leeds
Love Leeds
Pennine Spring Music Festival
Yorkshire Game Fair
June
Fun Run
Great Northern Leisure and Adventure Show
Halifax Food and Drink Festival
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
Honley Agricultural Show
Long Division
Miners’ Gala
Pennine Spring Music Festival
Temple Newsam Steam Fair
July
Boston Spa Festival
Family Summer Fun
Garforth Arts Festival
Halifax Festival
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
Holmfirth Artweek
Land Rover Show
Leeds Shakespeare Festival
Miners' Gala
Opera in the Park
Party in the Park
August
Bingley Music Live
Carling Weekend - Leeds
Emley Agricultural Show
Girls Aloud at Harewood House
Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival
InFest
Leeds Festival
Leeds Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show
Leeds Shakespeare Festival
Midgefest
Mirfield Family Agricultural Show
Shadwell Flower Show
September
Bite The Mango Film Festival
Damnation Festival
Heritage Open Days
Heritage Open Weekend
High Heel-a-thon
Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival
Ilkley Literature Festival
Leeds Bradford Guitar Show
Leeds to Skipton Canal Walk
Rag Rugs
Saltaire Festival
Sowerby Rushbearing
Wakefield Rock n Wrestle Festival
October
Ilkley Literature Festival
Marsden Jazz Festival
Spooktacular Halloween!
The Christmas Adventure @ Stockeld Park
Wetherby Festival
November
Animation Festival and BAF! Awards
Autumn Fair
Children In Need Lantern Launc
Contemporary Music Festival
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Huddersfield Victorian Christmas Fair
Leeds International Film Festival
Santa Underground Grotto
Stockeld Parks Fireworks Spectacular
The Christmas Adventure @ Stockeld Park
Thought Bubble Festival
Wetherby Festival
December
Carols for a Choral Future
Christkindelmarkt - German Christmas Market
Christmas at Eureka!
Reindeer Run for RNLI
Santas Grotto
The Christmas Adventure @ Stockeld Park
The Cross Keys Christmas Market
Unique Gift Fair
Wetherby Christmas Evening Carol Concert

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Yorkshire is a county of massive contrasts from the urban south famed for its collieries, the expanses of the coastal east, the wild moors of the west and the north and the rolling countryside in the middle. Much of Britian has been shaped here and although home to some of the UK's more modern and vibrant cities the rural parts remain essentially what Britain is all about.

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